Erica's Story - Colorectal Surgery
Diagnosed with colonic inertia, Erica endured chronic constipation for nearly seven years. Erica was referred to Howard Ross, MD, FACS, FASCRS, Chief of Colorectal Surgery and Surgical Director of the Digestive Disease Center at Temple University Hospital, who performed a total abdominal colectomy to help relieve Erica's symptoms and improve her quality of life.
Barrett's Esophagus Testimonial
When Bob learned that his chronic heartburn was actually Barrett's esophagus, a pre-cancerous disease, his local doctor recommended the Temple Digestive Disease center. Thanks to the doctors at Temple, Bob is cancer-free.
Becky found treatment for gastroparesis at the Temple Digestive Disease Center — one of only five locations in the country designated by the National Institutes of Health to study gastroparesis.